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    Default Sammy Hagar: 5 Songs I Wish I Wrote

    I thought this was an interesting take on Peter Gabriel's Sledgehammer.

    This is so clever. When I write a song about sex, like "Poundcake," it's so fucking blatant. Peter puts this twist on it where it sounds cutesy-pie.

    Kind of makes me wonder if "Up For Breakfast" was Sam's crack at writing a "cutesy pie" love song in the vein of Sledgehammer, which features this lyric:

    show me round your fruitcage
    'cos I will be your honey bee
    open up your fruitcage
    where the fruit is as sweet as can be



    Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/li...#ixzz46rvQTzSj




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    Those first 4 are all solid choices. I've never understood the big deal about #5.
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    Sam sucks!

    There, got that out of the way. Now have a wonderful thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    Those first 4 are all solid choices. I've never understood the big deal about #5.
    Agreed!
    Neat that Sam has his pulse on the newer scene though...
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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    Those first 4 are all solid choices. I've never understood the big deal about #5.
    I'm not a fan of Kings of Leon (per se). But I don't mind that song. And mostly it's probably reminiscent of something from the 80's? can't quite make the connection though? something from Fast Times?... or Eddie Money?... dunno.

    YOU must know what I'm trying to think of Mr. Youtube! lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by thismusicsux View Post
    I'm not a fan of Kings of Leon
    It's an awesome show! I'm on season three.
    Sammy did the impossible. He made Van Halen better. Deal with it.
    Michael did the impossible. He made Van Halen better. Deal with it.
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    A: Eddie Van Halen hands down he threatened all the stage hands that if we wernt all pushed to the side when he got off stage that he would "bash our faces in"

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    I wouldn't pick any of those, but wtf, it's his list.
    Taylor Swift is nice to look at. Adele can sing.

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    I love 'Sex on Fire' - it's a 'driving fast with the wind in your hair' song - smiling!!!
    I'm FEMALE...Deal with it!

    "Whatever you do, wherever you go, there you are..." Edward Van Halen 1986

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    Guessing Eddie got a Google alert when this article posted and we can look forward to a quote in his next interview that Sammy should wish that he had actually written more of his hits in Van Halen, since Eddie did most of it

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    Yeah I don't get Kings of Leon at all. Horrible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greenpaw View Post
    Yeah I don't get Kings of Leon at all. Horrible.
    Now, that's fighting talk!!!
    I'm FEMALE...Deal with it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greenpaw View Post
    Yeah I don't get Kings of Leon at all. Horrible.
    They sound like an earache.
    Taylor Swift is nice to look at. Adele can sing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dibblekins View Post
    I love 'Sex on Fire' - it's a 'driving fast with the wind in your hair' song - smiling!!!
    I actually like this song by KOL much better than SOF ...

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    Cabo Chris pointed out the interesting first line of the write up, if anyone clicks on the Rolling Stone link in the original post...
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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    I actually like this song by KOL much better than SOF ...

    My niece has always liked them. They are just so boring and generic in every way. Really, true of most of the modern day "rock" bands.

 

 

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